This Is Your Brain On Parasites

Author: Kathleen McAuliffe
Publisher: Eamon Dolan/Mariner Books
ISBN: 9780544947252
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A riveting investigation of the myriad ways that parasites control how creatures--including humans--act, feel, and think

This Is Your Brain On Parasites

Author: Kathleen McAuliffe
Publisher: Eamon Dolan/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 9780544192225
Size: 31.66 MB
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This book has all the elements of a crime thriller: violence, blood, gore, race, and sex. But here the criminals areparasites. McAuliffe tells a vivid and sometimes horrifying tale of the hijackers that control our brains and our behavior.

This Is Your Brain On Parasites

Author: Kathleen McAuliffe
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 0544193229
Size: 31.74 MB
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This Is Your Brain on Parasites is both a journey into cutting-edge science and a revelatory examination of what it means to be human. “If you’ve ever doubted the power of microbes to shape society and offer us a grander view of life, ...

Parasite Rex

Author: Carl Zimmer
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9780743213714
Size: 18.15 MB
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Yet these creatures are among the world's most successful and sophisticated organisms. In Parasite Rex, Carl Zimmer deftly balances the scientific and the disgusting as he takes readers on a fantastic voyage.

Guess What Came To Dinner

Author: Ann Louise Gittleman
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781583330968
Size: 21.26 MB
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Explains what parasites are, how they are spread, describes the symptoms of parasitic diseases, and discusses medical treatments and prevention.

People Parasites And Plowshares

Author: Dickson D. Despommier
Publisher: Columbia University Press
ISBN: 0231535260
Size: 78.29 MB
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He details their attack and survival plans and the nature of the illnesses they cause in general terms, enabling readers of all backgrounds to steal a glimpse into the secret work of such effective invaders.

Host Manipulation By Parasites

Author: David P. Hughes
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199642230
Size: 14.48 MB
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This innovative text provides an up-to-date, authoritative, and challenging review of host manipulation by parasites that assesses the current state of developments in the field and lays out a framework for future research.

This Is Your Brain On Joy

Author: Dr. Earl Henslin
Publisher: Thomas Nelson
ISBN: 1418574031
Size: 74.58 MB
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A lot more than most of us realize. In this breakthrough book, Dr. Earl Henslin reveals how the study of brain imaging turned his practice of psychotherapy upside down—with remarkably positive results.


Author: Rosemary Drisdelle
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 0520259386
Size: 40.26 MB
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The evolution and life history of parasites, their role in shaping human history, as well as future threats posed by them.

Parasites And The Behavior Of Animals

Author: Janice Moore
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780195349139
Size: 22.25 MB
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Emphasizing eukaryotic parasites, the book examines the adaptive nature of behavioral changes associated with parasitism, exploring the effects of these changes on parasite transmission, parasite avoidance, and the fitness of both host and ...